Resources for Specific Populations

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General Resources
LGBTQ Resources
Resources for African Americans
Resources for Asian Americans
Resources for Hispanic Americans
Resources for Native Americans
Resources for Women
International Student Resources
Disability Resources
Veteran Resources
Campus Resources
Resources to Offset Expenses

 

General Resources

Corporate Diversity Search, Inc.
A nationwide executive search firm specializing in the placement of women and minorities

Diversity Careers Magazine
Great articles and information as well as job postings for minority and women engineers.

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students
Aid and scholarship resources for: American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, General Minorities, and Woman. Also find basic financial aid information and information regarding national initiatives for minority students.

Health Career Connection
This organization is designed for students of underrepresented groups in the health professions.  Includes information about internship and fellowship programs.

HireDiversity.com
HireDiversity.com is driven by its commitment to work force diversity and quality staffing. Our clients include Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies.

Minorities in Broadcasting Training Program
A non-profit organization formed to provide training opportunities to minority college graduates in radio/television news reporting and news management.

Minority Executive Search, Inc.
They specialize in female and minority job placement.

Social Justice In Action
100 Key websites & organizations – a list of 100 websites and organizations focused on social justice topics of Civil Rights & Community Organizations, Women’s Rights Groups, Health Rights & Avocacy, Elder & disabled Advocacy, as well as other social justice topics such as child advocacy, immigration policy, employment discrimination, and legal representation.

lgbtQ resources

Out and Equal
Their mission is to educate and empower organizations, human resource professionals, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and individual employees through programs and services that result in equal policies, opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, or characteristics.

OUT for Work
The only national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) college students, and their allies in the workplace.  The HOT list is an index of organizations that brings together who’s hiring and the inclusiveness of their work environments for LGBT employees. To find the HOT list, click on the Resources tab.

LGBTQA Career Resource Library
This library serves as a one stop location for everything LGBT career related: job searching, resumes, interviews, coming out at work, etc. Access login information through “The Marquis’ Favorites” within CareerSpot.

PFLAG
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG National Office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.

Pride at Work
The purpose of Pride At Work is to mobilize mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBT Community around organizing for social and economic justice.

ProGayJobs.com
An easy to navigate site to help the gay/lesbian job seeker find the perfect position with a company committed to diversity in the workplace.

Resources for African Americans

Diversity Employers
From IMDiversity.com, this site provides valuable information on career opportunities as well as the tools needed to survive and succeed in America’s workplace.

Black Career Women (BCW)
An organization that addresses the contemporary issues and concerns of career-oriented black women – realistically, constructively, and effectively. Black Career Women is a unique professional resource for corporations, managers, and individuals who are committed to developing and supporting successful career strategies and skills for black women.

The Black Collegian Online
Here’s an electronic version of the 29 year-old, national career opportunities magazine. In addition to the abundance of career planning/job search information, there is commentary by leading African-American writers, lifestyle/entertainment features, general information on college life, and news of what’s happening on college campuses today.

The Black Perspective
Access news, blogs, helpful articles and an online magazine, career opportunities, and more career resources.

National Association of Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.

Resources for Asian Americans

Asian American Journalists Association
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit organization with approximately 2,000 members. With a history spanning over 20 years, AAJA has been at the forefront of change.

Asia-Net, Inc.
Since 1994, Asia-Net has been serving the Asia/Pacific-Rim business community by providing career information to professionals. Join their mailing list to receive information on the latest job openings.

Resources for Hispanic Americans

HACU – Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Thousands of young Hispanics benefit from HACU with internships, scholarships, college retention and advancement programs, precollegiate support, and career development opportunities and programs.

Hispanic Today
Articles, resources, and jobs serving Hispanics.

Saludos.com
Here’s a site for Hispanic job seekers.

Resources for Native Americans

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
The AISES Resumé Database has profiles of hundreds of American Indians and Native Alaskans skilled in science or engineering fields. The database is designed to let employers search out people to fill their current job openings.

Native American Journalists Association
The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.

Native American Public Telecommunications
Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT) supports the creation, promotion and distribution of Native public media.

Resources for Women

News on Women
A resource with news about the accomplishment of women in business, education, arts, and sciences. Also offers a nice area with career news for women.

Women in Business & Industry
Access news, blogs, helpful articles and an online magazine, career opportunities, and more career resources.

Women for Hire
A comprehensive array of recruitment services for women.

Women’s Work
Their aim is to provide resources that help people move from corporations or any other large organization to smaller firms or to setting up their own business.

Resources for International Students

GoinGlobal
Access this extensive database that features 42 Country Career Guides, 80+ City Career Guides, corporate profiles and more than 16 million internship and job listings within the USA and around the world. Access via The Marquis’s Favorites section of your CareerSpot account.

Internationalstudent.com
Resources and advice for all aspects of international student life in the U.S. as well as study and living abroad resources.

Myvisajobs.com
A visa job information portal and online immigrant community. Our goal is to help immigrants find jobs and settle down in United States.

UPENN’s Career Services
UPENN’s Career Services put together this informative datasheet for international students looking for work in the United States. It includes a list of employers hiring foreign nationals by industry and an FAQ for international students seeking employment.

U.S. Dept of Labor Foreign Labor Certifcation Disclosure Data
A searchable database of employers who have applied to hire foreign workers.

International Alumni Dinner Panel
Learn from international alumni who share their experiences after graduation.  Great advice on what to expect and how to prepare for graduation.

Resources for individuals with Disabilities

Points to Consider: Disclosing Your Disability to Career Services

Build a stronger relationship with your Gateway Counselor so that you can have conversations that are helpful in your career aspirations in a way that works best for you.

Your Gateway Counselor will have a better understanding of your circumstances and can offer support and guidance with the internship and job search/graduate school application process based on your needs.

You can work together to create a strategy that will foster success as you transition from Lafayette College to the world of work or graduate/professional school.

Bender Consulting Services, Inc.
At Bender Consulting Services’ mission is to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. Their robust website has fantastic resources!

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)
COSD’s mission is to assist college students or a recent grads with a disability, in gaining the tools and knowledge necessary to secure the career of your choice.

GettingHired.com
Where people with disabilities can gather, network, & find success in the workplace with employers.

Job Accommodation Network
A free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: 1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, 2) providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and 3) educating callers about self-employment options.

National Business & Disability Council
The leading national corporate resource on all issues related to the successful employment and integration of individuals with disabilities into America’s workforce. They offer a nice job lead database and a free resume database open to all college graduates with disabilities. This database is then made available to their members.

New Mobility’s Interactive Café
The largest community on the web for disability news, resources and culture. Check their Jobline for job listings or a place to post your resume.

National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.)
A wealth of resources and information for people with disabilities. While N.O.D. does not offer employment referral nor a job bank, it does offer a great list of employment resources.

Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission
The Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission recognizes the importance of equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities and the contributions that they can offer through public service.  Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for employment opportunities with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and local government!

We Connect Now
We Connect is dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues

veteran RESOURCES

RESUME
Military Skills Translator: Match your military experience to civilian jobs, and identify civilian skills that align to your military title, subspecialties, and trainings and schools.

O*NET OnLine Military Crosswalk: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, utilize this tool to ‘translate’ your military assignments to civilian occupations with key words to help you write effective resume descriptors

Real Warriors
:  The skills you developed as a service member are truly valuable and in high demand, but describing those skills to a prospective employer can be difficult. Access information about four steps you can take to translate the military experience to civilian employment, and a wide range of resources at your disposal to make the transition as smooth as possible.

JOB SEARCH
Career One Stop – Veteran and Military Transition Center: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this resource is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.

Clearance Jobs: Provides job search resources and matches job seekers holding active security clearances with hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled, cleared candidates.

Feds Hire Vets: This is a one-stop resource for Federal veteran employment information.

Hiring Our Heroes: A nationwide program by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, dedicated to helping veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. Resources include: jobs portal, career fairs across the country and virtually, resume builders, virtual mentorship program, workshops and more.

The Riley Guide: Veterans and Military Personnel: Extensive information and resources spanning job search advice, DOD/government-sponsored services, private sector recruiting services, job boards and search engines, wounded warrior programs, and more.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Careers & Employment: The VA provides support to Vets in all stages of their job search. In partnership with the Department of Labor, you can access career advice, help building your resume, and access to employers who want to hire veterans and military spouses.

Warriors to Work: This veteran employment program provides career guidance and support services to wounded warriors, their families, and caregivers interested in transitioning to the civilian workforce.

NETWORKING & MENTORING
American Corporate Partners: ACP is a nonprofit organization and nationwide mentoring program dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce. ACP offers veterans tools for long-term career development through mentorship, career counseling, and networking opportunities.

Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network: GPVN assists veterans, national guard and reservists to find work through career service, programs / initiatives, mentorships, networking and job leads; educates employers in the greater Philadelphia area on how to hire local veterans; offers veteran professional leadership and veteran entrepreneurship programs.

LinkedIn Groups: Military NetworkStudent Veterans of AmericaThe Value of a VeteranUS Military Veterans NetworkVeteran Mentor NetworkWomen Veterans Mentor Network

Veterans Business Network: The Veterans Business Network is an organization with two primary goals: to develop the largest veteran-owned business database in the country, and assist with transitioning veterans from military to civilian life.

CAMPUS RESOURCES

Diversity & Inclusion
Counseling Center
Academic Tutoring & Training Information Center (ATTIC)

Resources to offset expenses

Summer Internship Stipend & Housing Programs
See the “How Do I Fund My Internship?,” “How Do I find Internship Housing?” and “Career Services Funding for Lehigh Valley Internships” sections of this page to learn about different funding opportunities for summer internships, through Lafayette and beyond!

Office of Scholarships & Fellowships
Learn about College-endorsed scholarship and fellowship opportunities, as well as access an extensive collection of self-apply resources. 

Financial Aid Resources
Access information about the types of aid you can apply for, including Lafayette scholarships, outside scholarships, military scholarships, and work study jobs. 

Career Closet
Are you going for an interview or to a Career Fair, but don’t have access to business professional clothing? Stop by Career Services to explore the professional clothes available (in a variety of styles and sizes) to borrow. Please simply launder the clothes before you return them to our office. 
If you need something we don’t have, please let us know and we’ll attempt to assist you!

Part-Time Job Binder
Career Services periodically receives outreach from local businesses and community members seeking Lafayette students for various types of part-time work. These opportunities are kept in a binder in the Career Services reception area. Stop by the office during normal business hours to explore these opportunities. 

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201 Hogg Hall
Easton, PA 18042
Phone: (610) 330-5115
Fax: (610) 330-5719

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:45AM - 4:30PM